New mystery bird on Birds Queensland Web Site

To: "Tim Murphy" <>
Subject: New mystery bird on Birds Queensland Web Site
From: "Kingfisher Park Birdwatchers Lodge" <>
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2006 09:55:53 +1000
I'd have to agree with Tom and Mike, Bar-tailed Godwit. The bill is covered in mud making it look all black and it's too narrow for a dowitcher. The feeding posture is wrong for an Asian Dowitcher, they feed with a vertical downward motion, this bird clearly shows the bill pointing forward which is how Bar-tails feed.


Keith & Lindsay Fisher
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Julatten QLD 4871

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